Astral Travel

In 2001, I was traveling alone through the middle of India on my way to Ladakh, the high Himalayan mountains on the Tibetan Plateau.  I decided to visit Khujaraho, home of many famous temples. Usually the town was filled with tourists viewing the artful, carved depictions of lovers in a variety of scenes along ancient …

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The Lovers Card

I am working on a 22 day Tarot sadhana or spiritual practice with my beloved, Mika in the current writing of Ceremonial Tarot. ‪#‎ceremonialtarot‬ Today is the Lovers day and wanted to share with you all some thoughts and a poem. Lately, with friends and many clients, I notice many many people are looking for …

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Fire of the Goddess: A Ceremony of Self Marriage

One woman’s quest to ignite the flame of divine union within: a short documentary chronicling Katalin Koda’s journey to the far East to marry her sacred authentic self with sixty-four dakini goddesses as her witness.  Inspired by the dakini, the female embodiment of wisdom, Katalin creates ceremony in the ancient Sixty-Four Yogini~Dakini temple home to …

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Fire of the Goddess in India!

Aloha friends, A big MAHALO, thank you to all who have contributed thus far to the Fire of the Goddess: Documentary Film Campaign! I have received not only funds, but incredible support from many of you through connections. We now have just five days left on the campaign. All funds that are now raised will …

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>Unpack i’m unpacking for the sixth time in 2 months.the soft cobalt rayon of india runs through my fingers,bright pink skirt with copper buckles’ shine:it’ll run dye right out onto the fabrics of memory,as the song of the brilliant garden undulates out of laptop speakersechoes a life that hovered effervescent. the hardness of this suitcase …

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South Indian Recipes

>Avial (Kerala Vegetable Stew)Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato 1 cup drumsticks 1 cup potato ½ cup frozen pea 1 cup sour yogurt (we used Greek yogurt) ½ tsp. turmeric powder few curry leaves ¼ cup coconut oil pinch of salt Paste½ cup shredded coconut 6-7 green chilies 1 tsp. cumin seeds Recipe Grind together the …

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spring

> We’ve left India, we’re traipsing across the globe, from Bangkok to California to the east coast of the U.S. I feel like a dandelion cluster that’s been blown with a great gust, a massive shove from the Universe, a well-formed kick by Mother India to move along, high up into the air, circling and …

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